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Russian devotees offer prayer at Puri Jagannath temple to end war with Ukraine

25/02/2022 at 11:37 AM

Puri, Feb 25: Amid escalating tensions in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared war, some Russian devotees have offered prayers at the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri seeking an end to the war with Ukraine and restoration of peace.

As per reports, three Russians including a woman have offered prayers at the 12th-century shrine. They sat at Lion’s Gate at Jagannath Temple on Thursday and offered puja for the protection of people in Ukraine.

Later, they were offered the Mahaprasad that was cooked in the temple.

The devotees are members of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

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